AIRPORTS

WEST YELLOWSTONE AIRPORT (Code: WYS)
721 Yellowstone Airport Road
West Yellowstone, MT 59758
Phone: (406) 646-7631
yellowstoneairport.org

Is located just three miles north of West Yellowstone, Montana, West Yellowstone’s airport is THE closest airport to Yellowstone National Park. The airport (code: WYS) is the 8th largest of Montana’s 121 airports. WYS hosts private and commercial service, as well as one of the ten smokejump bases for USFS Interagency Fire Control. The West Yellowstone Airport operates seasonally June 1st through September 30th.
Served by SkyWest Airlines (Delta Connection). AVIS & Budget Car Rentals on site and taxi service available.

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PRIVATE AVIATION

The West Yellowstone airport is open for private aviation with the exception of  December 1st through May 31st except with PPR. The West Yellowstone Airport offers accurate weather forecasts; safe, non-mountainous approaches into an 8000’ long runway; and an ILS landing system accommodating private aircraft from a single engine Cessna to a Boeing 747. This airport is non-towered, however the common traffic advisory frequency is 123.0. The airport is fully lighted for night-time use with IFR lead-in and approach lighting as well.

  • Large ramp area with tie-down service
  • New AWOS (automated weather system)installed in May 2011
  • Yellowstone Aviation FBO Services, 100LL and Jet A Services
  • Can handle small private aircraft (Cessna to King Air) as well as large private aircraft (Citations to G-V’s)
  • No landing fee for aircraft
  • Free pilots campground is provided on the airport with hot shower and restroom facilities

Other area airports include:

Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport (code: BZN)

850 Gallatin Field Road, Suite #6
Belgrade, MT 59714
Phone: (406) 388-6632
Web: bozemanairport.com
Location: Belgrade, Montana, 90 miles from West Yellowstone
Served by: Alaska Airlines, Allegiant Airlines, SkyWest/Delta, Frontier, United, US Airways
Car rentals, taxi, and daily shuttle service through Karst Stage

Billings, Montana (code: BIL)

Location: 236 miles from West Yellowstone
Served by: Allegiant, Frontier Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Delta/SkyWest, Gulfstream International Airlines, United
Car rentals and bus service through Rimrock Trailways

Idaho Falls, Idaho (code: IDA)

Location: 110 miles from West Yellowstone
Served by: SkyWest/Delta, Allegiant Airlines, United
Car rentals and bus service through LINX
Taxi service is available from West Yellowstone

Jackson Hole Airport (code: JAC)

Location: 133 miles from West Yellowstone
Served by: American Airlines, Delta/SkyWest, United
Car rentals and bus service through LINX 

Salt Lake City, Utah (code: SLC)

Location: 322 miles from West Yellowstone
Served by: all major airlines and a number of regional airlines
Car rentals and daily bus service through Salt Lake Shuttle

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